Bounties of Lake Victoria

 

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Name of equipments: Leica DM500 Compound Microscope and Leica S9E Dissecting Microscope

Applications: Viewing organisms/samples at low and high magnifications

 

Name of equipment: Shimadzu AUW320 Analytical Balance

Applications: Measuring small mass of chemicals in the sub-milligram range during preparation for reagents for nutrients analysis

 

 Name of equipment: Shimadzu UV Spectrophotometer (UV-1800)

Applications: Quantitative colorimetric analysis such as dissolved nutrients, chlorophyll among others

 

Name of equipment: Chest Freezer ULT C400

Applications: Long and short-term storage of sensitive samples in the laboratory

Name of equipment: SIMAG Automatic Ice Machine

Applications: Production of ice cubes for preservation/chilling of samples in the field

 

Name of equipments: Memmert Oven UN75plus and Memmert Incubator INI60

Applications: Heating, drying or sterilization of samples or laboratory glassware and Incubating living cultures in microbiology

Name of equipment: Hettich Centrifuge Universal 320

Applications: Separation of different components of liquid samples

 

Name of equipment: Wildco Water Bottle Sampler

Applications:  Collection of water samples from different depths of Lake Turkana

 

Name of equipment: Assorted top load balances

Applications: Measuring of fish weights

 

Name of equipment: YSI Professional Plus Handheld Multiparameter Meter

Applications: Measurement of a variety physico-chemical parameters in water